Welcome to the University of Iowa!
You will find important information for incoming F-1/J-1 international students and their parents/family here.
Virtual and In-person Walk-In Hours
If you have any questions about pre-arrival or orientation, please join us during virtual or in-person walk-in hours.
9:30-11:30 a.m. (U.S. Central Time) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
1:30-3:30 p.m. (U.S. Central Time) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
Don't forget to watch the webinars specifically tailored to new international students.
(Note: Prospective international students seeking information about being admitted to and attending the UI should visit UI Admissions)
- Orientation Overview
- Orientation Dates
- English Placement Evaluation
- Immigration Sessions
- Immunization Clinic
- Frequently Asked Questions
Exchange or Sponsored Students
This information is only for those participating in an official University of Iowa exchange program, or coming to the UI on the immigration document of an official third party sponsor.
- Incoming Undergraduate Exchange Students
- Incoming Graduate and Professional Exchange Students
- World Language Teaching Assistants
- Incoming Sponsored Students (those on another institution's immigration document, such as Fulbright, IIE, Amideast, etc.)
Academic and Cultural Resources
- Make Connections
- Education and Student Life
- Study Spaces
- Cultural Adjustment
- Life in Iowa
- Career Services
- Student Policies & Regulations
- Mental Health
- Academic Advising Center
- Connecting to Campus
- Resources for Students
- Academic Resource Center
- Tutor Iowa
Iowa City Resources
- Guide to Living in Iowa City
- Downtown Iowa City
- Iowa City/Coralville Convention and Visitors Bureau
- Iowa City Area Development